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Our View: Why won't the county commission fund the health department?

It seems sort of simple.

Hill County received money from the federal government to help cover expenses of dealing with a worldwide pandemic and national emergency.

The Hill County Health Department has incurred major extra expenses dealing with that national emergency and global pandemic, including hiring additional staff members, incurring overtime by department staff members and getting additional equipment and supplies.

Therefore, the Hill County Commission should provide the health department with the American Recovery Plan Act money it allocated to help pay for public health expenses duri...


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